GCRF Evaluation Foundation Stage: Final Report

This is the Final Report for the Foundation Stage evaluation of the Global Challenges
Research Fund (GCRF). BEIS has selected Itad, with the support of Technopolis and the Policy Institute of Kings College London, to deliver the Foundation stage of the evaluation of GCRF. This entails developing a Theory of Change (ToC) for the GCRF, conducting a process evaluation of initial activities and then, building on this work, designing an evaluation strategy and framework for 2018-2022.

This Final Report captures, updates and advances what has been presented in the
previous reports. It encompasses:

  • the finalised GCRF Theory of Change
  • a Process Evaluation of GCRF commissioning activity to date
  • the GCRF Evaluation Strategy and Evaluation Framework

Read more about the Foundation Stage of the Evaluation of The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).